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Sr. Analyst, Assurance & Advisory Management Program

Home Depot

Atlanta, GA
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Sr. Analyst, Assurance & Advisory Management Program (107157)

GA - Atlanta

  • Date Posted: Apr 27, 2017
  • Company: The Home Depot
  • Travel: 0-25%
  • Functional Area: Finance/Acctng/Treasury/Investor Relatio
  • Position Type: Full-Time
  • Relocation Provided: No

Position Description:
Two year program consisting of four-month rotations in various business units. Includes green belt training for Six Sigma certification. The Internal Audit Leadership Program participant is responsible for organizing and planning segments on multiple projects in any function, process, or business unit within the Company; working on teams to define project objectives, completing process analysis, identifying and quantifying process opportunities, and facilitating and instituting change for projects in all of the following categories: controllership (strategic risk assessments, business process reviews); growth (M&A due diligence and business integration); and operational excellence (process improvement and Six Sigma).


  • Develop and execute a project plan for a specified segment of a project; execute and deliver key tracks or segments of a project; formulate objectives, identify resources, set timelines, communicate results and present deliverables for segment.
  • Create status reports for management and other associates on project progress; assist with presentations; give and receive feedback, performance reviews; hold regular development discussions with management.
  • Determine objectives and risks of core and support processes that support a business strategy using the Business Process Review and Six Sigma methodologies; create a process map and identify critical success factors; use data/metrics to measure the risk within the process and the impact of controls on the process opportunities; evaluate effectiveness of controls; identify sustainable solutions to fix breakdowns.
  • Lead teams to create sophisticated data collection plans; identify sources of data (operational, financial, industry, etc.); gather, analyze, and manipulate data; review data for trends and exceptions and draw sound conclusions; use statistical data tools to graphically display and analyze results; review and create cost/benefit analysis and financial/data models with limited supervision.
  • Accept and facilitate change by understanding the vision, assist management with developing a strategy to ensure that the change lasts; identify and remove barriers; lead in implementing changes, developing training, creating rewards/measurements.


  • Typically reports to Manager Internal Audit
  • No associates report to this role on a permanent basis, but requires the leadership of a work group: assign and review work, train and contribute to performance appraisal (but not hiring, firing or disciplinary action).


Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.
Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.
Additional Environmental Job Requirements:
Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.
Examples include: telephone operator and file clerk.
Typically requires overnight travel 5% to 20% of the time.


  • Must be eighteen years of age or older.
  • Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.

Education Required:
The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a bachelor's degree program or equivalent degree in a field of study related to the job.

Years of Relevant Work Experience:
4 years

Physical Requirements:

Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor' s degree required 
  • Background in Accounting, Finance or Engineering preferred 
  • 2 4 years relevant work experience or advanced degree equivalent experience 
  • Overnight travel may be more than 20% or as job requires during specified rotations 
  • Prior Six Sigma or auditing experience a plus

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:
  • Problem solving and general analytical skills 
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of associates and Executive Management 
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail 
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks at once and prioritize work 
  • Ability to work in ambiguous situations with little direction 
  • Ability to work in a team environment

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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